The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle APEX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle APEX over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Application Express (APEX)
Rank 133 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle APEX 10 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.094% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.24% 0.68% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
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£423 £321 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £355
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.93 £18.32 -
% change year-on-year
+57.88% -
Oracle APEX
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
446 440 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 14.35% 13.85% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 266 175
Average daily rate £388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £430 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 15
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.40 £31.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.01% -

Oracle APEX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Oracle APEX Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Oracle APEX Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Oracle APEX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle APEX across the South West region.

Oracle APEX Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle APEX
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle APEX within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire -7 9 £423 +40.83% 1
Bristol +2 1 £270 -21.16%
Oracle APEX
England

Oracle APEX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX.

1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (96.00%) Oracle Database
3 20 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 20 (80.00%) SQL
4 19 (76.00%) Security Cleared
5 17 (68.00%) DV Cleared
6 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 12 (48.00%) Java
7 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle9i Database
8 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (28.00%) UNIX
9 7 (28.00%) Oracle Applications
10 6 (24.00%) ITIL
11 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 5 (20.00%) DevOps
12 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (16.00%) TDD
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (16.00%) .NET
12 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
12 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
12 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
12 4 (16.00%) C#

Oracle APEX
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Oracle APEX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle APEX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Project
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (96.00%) Oracle Database
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (16.00%) MS Access
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) PVCS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Architect
5 4 (16.00%) DBA
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 3 (12.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 3 (12.00%) Programmer
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle Applications DBA
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
8 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 3 (12.00%) jQuery
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) UNIX
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (24.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (12.00%) Service Management
6 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (12.00%) V-Model
6 3 (12.00%) Database Tuning
6 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Release Management
7 1 (4.00%) Validation
7 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.00%) VB6
5 2 (8.00%) VBA
5 2 (8.00%) VB
6 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (68.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) Adobe
4 1 (4.00%) IBM